SULC to celebrate its 75th anniversary throughout 2022


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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The Southern University Law Center (SULC) will commemorate for the rest of 2022 with various events each month to honor its establishment. This years theme, “Openings Doors for 75 Years.”

The celebration will culminate with a Diamond Gala on September 2. More event details are forthcoming and will be found on the 75th Anniversary webpage, according to SULC.

SULC officially opened in September 1947 with the goal to provide legal education for African American students. Since then, the institution has produced graduates across the nation who are trailblazers in the legal profession. 

The Southern University Law Center has been a transformational force in legal education for the last 75 years,” said John K. Pierre, chancellor of SULC. “It has been a beacon for access and opportunity for thousands of individuals who have sought to pursue legal training and their dreams to become change agents, advocates, and leaders in society.”

SULC 75th Anniversary Flyer

SLUC is also proud to continue the tradition established by the original School of Law—to provide quality legal education commensurate with high professional standards. This legacy has inspired the Law Center to proceed as a progressive, innovative institution preparing students for success in all law-related segments of society for 75 years. 

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